COVID-19 Archive

COVID-19 Updates

KCPW is providing regular updates of the rapidly changing news on the novel coronavirus and its local impact. Check back here for

Bells toll at Utah Capitol in remembrance of COVID-19 victims

(KCPW News) The bells of the Utah State Capitol rang out on Tuesday afternoon to honor victims of the coronavirus pandemic. Utah

Utah Legislature commences work amid pandemic concerns and fears of unrest

The Utah Legislature kicked off its 45-day session on Tuesday. While members of the public are currently not permitted inside the state

Utah Gov. Spencer Cox on the storming of the U.S. Capitol and Utah’s pandemic response so far

(KCPW News) Republican Spencer Cox became the State of Utah’s 18th governor on Monday during a sweeping ceremony at the Tuacahn Center

Utah’s vaccine plan and staying safe in the meantime

Today on “In the Hive,” we hear about Utah’s plan to distribute a COVID-19 vaccine to residents. Two drug-makers, Pfizer and Moderna,

The University of Utah’s plan for a return to campus this fall

Today on “In the Hive,” the plan for Utah’s flagship university to reopen, with various precautions in place, this fall. The University

Community Curiosity: Tracking the origins and evolution of COVID-19

For this edition of Community Curiosity, we’re calling an audible, and answering a question of our own. With some viral (pun intended)

Front Lines of COVID-19: What people united by a common purpose can accomplish

A team of doctors from Utah’s Intermountain Healthcare is in New York City and the surrounding metropolitan area providing assistance to hospitals

Front lines of COVID-19: Beyond the noise, data from one hospital shows what really happened

Dr. RJ Bunell is leading one of two teams of Utah medical staff providing relief to New York City hospitals hit hard

Front Lines of COVID-19: Personal tragedies behind the statistics

Dr. RJ Bunnell is part of a team of Utah medical staff in New York working to help hospitals strained to their